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Walgreens expanding tech office in Chicago, doubling downtown employees to 600

Walgreens expanding tech office in Chicago, doubling downtown employees to 600

Walgreens is expanding its Chicago technology office, adding space and doubling its employees to 600 through new hires and relocations from its Deerfield headquarters, the company announced Tuesday.

The office, located on two floors in the historic Sullivan Center at 36 S. Wabash Ave., will house Walgreens’ retail pharmacy technology team, which is responsible for the computer systems that run operations at its stores across the U.S.

The technology office opened in 2010 and serves as a digital hub for Walgreens, with e-commerce, mobile technology and social media teams already operating downtown.

Expanding the center will enable Walgreens to attract new technology...

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